Physician Profile

Khayyam Durrani, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Dr. Durrani has expertise in corneal disease, ocular inflammatory disease, and general ophthalmology. He treats patients with complex, potentially systemic eye diseases including keratitis, scleritis and uveitis, as well as common eye disorders such as cataract, glaucoma and dry eye syndrome.

Office Locations:

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 5th Floor
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

65 Kane Street
West Hartford, CT 06119

Board Certifications:
  • Ophthalmology
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolThe Aga Khan University, KarachiMedicine
InternshipMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolInternal Medicine
ResidencyHarvard Medical School Department of OphthalmologyOphthalmology
FellowshipHarvard Medical School Department of OphthalmologyOcular Immunology and Uveitis
FellowshipWilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins UniversityCornea and External Disease
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
The Mona Wong Chou Research Grant AwardWilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Immunology AwardMassachusetts Eye Research & Surgery Institution
National Eye Institute/The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Travel GrantNational Eye Institute/Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
High Honors, Advanced OphthalmologyHarvard Medical School
Honors, Clinical OphthalmologyBaylor College of Medicine
Honors, Pediatric OphthalmologyHarvard Medical School
The Dane Bhima Gold Medal for the Best Candidate in Chemistry and PhysicsAitchison College, Lahore
Principal’s Honors ListAitchison College, Lahore
House Colors in AcademicsAitchison College, Lahore
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Cornea and external disease, and ocular immunology and uveitis

Research Interests:

Ocular inflammatory disease and angiogenesis

Languages Other than English:
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Fundus autofluorescence imaging in posterior uveitis. Durrani, Khayyam; Foster, C Stephen. (2012). Seminars in ophthalmology, 5-6, (27), 228-35.

Prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) regulates angiogenesis independently of VEGF during ocular neovascularization. Grant, Christina L; Caromile, Leslie A; Ho, Vivienne; Durrani, Khayyam; Rahman, M Mamunur; Claffey, Kevin P; Fong, Guo-Hua; Shapiro, Linda H. (2012). PloS one, 7, (7), e41285.

Intraocular Lens Implantation in Patients with Uveitis. Durrani K. (2012). Curbside Consultation in Uveitis,

Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Associated Uveitis. Durrani K, Cochereau I, Hoang-Xuan T. (2012). Diagnosis and Treatment of Uveitis,

Systemic therapy with conventional and novel immunomodulatory agents for ocular inflammatory disease. Durrani, Khayyam; Zakka, Fouad R; Ahmed, Muna; Memon, Mohiuddin; Siddique, Sana S; Foster, C Stephen. (2011). Survey of ophthalmology, 6, (56), 474-510.